October 23, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 23, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • October 23, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Focus: U.S. election may serve as critical juncture for U.S.-Japan alliance

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:24 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan ex-defense minister slams China’s ‘revisionist’ expansion

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:56 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang may visit Japan in Nov.

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:33 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Sticking with tradition, Suga makes Southeast Asia his priority

  • October 22, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga strikes ‘fine balance’ in 1st diplomatic trip

  • October 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Beijing blasts Suga over free, open Indo-Pacific region push

  • October 22, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Visitors on business trips in Japan of up to 3 days to be exempt from 2-week quarantine

  • October 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Yokohama mayor says she will “respect results of referendum” on casino IRs

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Editorial: Government’s energy blueprint needs to return to drawing board

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Illegal fishing boats are “extremely serious problem”: CCS Kato

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Semiconductor tech trends favor China

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan urgently needs to revise its energy plan to better reflect reality

  • October 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Gov’t to focus on popular wagyu, fish to promote food exports

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Heavy halts development of Japan’s homegrown jet

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:45 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Sumitomo taps Japanese partners for Hanoi smart city

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:55 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Editorial: Clarify Google’s monopoly of online search to maintain fair competition

  • October 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:08 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

MHI to freeze development of regional jet

  • October 23, 2020
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

Fujifilm unit aims to sell Avigan in China

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

LDP group urges corporations to enhance anti-leakage measures

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Kono proposes Japan’s membership in “Five Eyes”

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Defense chief, Okinawa leader at odds over Futenma relocation

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Over 8,000 takeoffs and landings at Yokota Air Base in past six months

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japanese drug firm Shionogi & Co. hit by cyberattack, data breach

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa women document U.S. military sex crimes in book

  • October 22, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense Minister Kishi, Okinawa Governor Tamaki discuss Futenma relocation 

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 22, 2020

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

SCIENCE

Japan to recruit astronauts in 2021, first intake for 13 years

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Clinical trial conducted of Japan’s 1st cancer treatment using iPS cells

  • October 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to ease entry restrictions for business travelers staying 72 hours or less

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

New COVID-19 cases edging up in Japan

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Local assembly approves request to restart Onagawa nuclear reactor

  • October 23, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Percentage of serious COVID cases drops dramatically

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Special hospitals for COVID-19 patients spring up across nation

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Eased work rules are lifeline for foreign ex-students stuck in Japan

  • October 22, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: Harnessing technology key to winning race against COVID-19

  • October 22, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Screens showing CO2 level set up at venues to lessen virus risk

  • October 23, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Record 610,000 bullying cases recognized at schools in Japan

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Be aware of warning signs in children as bullying cases hit record high

  • October 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Oct. 22, 2020)

  • October 23, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 95,960 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Oct. 22, 2020)

  • October 22, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 7:46 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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